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Published: 01 January 2003
Fig. 19 Fretting fatigue failure of steel wire rope after seawater service. Wire diameter was 1.5 mm (0.06 in.). See also Fig. 20 . Courtesy of R.B. Waterhouse, University of Nottingham More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 1 End of a steel wire-rope wire that failed in tension because of overloading. Necking at the end of the wire indicates ductile fracture. More
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Published: 01 January 2006
Fig. 3 Carbon steel wire rope. (a) Carbon steel highline being used to transfer equipment between ships at sea. (b) Seven-strand carbon steel wire rope with maintenance grease. ( Ref 3 ) Typical wooden spool used to store wire rope More
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 1 End of a steel wire rope that failed in tension because of overloading. Necking at the ends of the wires indicates ductile fracture; no worn or abraded areas were found at the break. More
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 2 Components of a steel wire rope. Source: Ref 3 More
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 5 Steel wire rope with heavy corrosion and broken individual wires resulting from intermittent underwater service. More
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 6 Steel wire rope, used on a cleaning-line crane, that failed from fatigue resulting from vibration caused by shock loading. (a) Section of the wire rope adjacent to the fracture. Approximately 1 1 2 ×. (b) Unetched longitudinal section of a wire from the rope showing fatigue More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 2 Components of a steel wire rope. Source: Ref 1 . Created by P. Toone. Courtesy of OSHA DTSEM/SLTC More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 8 Steel wire rope with heavy corrosion and broken individual wires resulting from intermittent underwater service More
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 8 Wire rope, made of improved plow steel with a fiber core, that failed because of heavy abrasion and crushing under normal loading. (a) Crushed rope showing abraded wires and crown wear. 1.8×. (b) Nital-etched specimen showing martensite layer (top) and uniform, heavily drawn More
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0001811
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... a limited area. The types of metal components used in lifting equipment include gears, shafts, drums and sheaves, brakes and brake wheels, couplings, bearings, wheels, electrical switchgear, chains, steel wire rope, and hooks. This article will primarily deal with many of these metal components of lifting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006830
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... of a lifting mechanism is an unfortunately common practice and often leads to either ductile or brittle fracture. Figure 1 shows a steel wire rope that fractured in tension due to overloading. With a fatigue type of failure, the member will usually fail at a load well below its specified load limit; thus...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004139
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... hulls in freshwater use magnesium anodes because of the lower conductivity of the water; in saltwater, zinc anodes are used. Ferrocement Hulls Ferrocement hulls consist of a mild steel and wire mesh armature, plastered with Portland cement. Proper plastering mix and application will avoid future...
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By Allan B. Dove
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001017
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
... in the article under their quality descriptions or commodity names. These include low-carbon steel wire for general usage, wire for structural applications, wire for packaging and container applications, wire for prestressed concrete, wire for electrical or conductor applications, rope wire, mechanical spring...
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 4 13-mm ( 1 2 -in.) diam 18 × 7 fiber-core improved plow steel nonrotating wire rope that failed in bending fatigue. The rope was operated over a sheave that was too small in diameter. More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... cast iron, hard cast irons Wire rope Corrosive-abrasive, pH 2–12 Kevlar (E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co., Wilmington, DE), steel wire rope Piping Corrosive-abrasive Type 316 stainless steel, CN-7M, Ni-hard cast irons, rubber covered fiberglass-reinforced plastic Scrubbers Off-gas products...
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 10 Composite micrograph of a transverse section through a type 303(Se) stainless steel eye terminal for a wire rope showing corroded crack surface and final-fracture region. 75× More
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003133
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... wire through a die is a much more modern development. Development of wiredrawing processes during the Middle Ages concentrated to a large extent on drawing iron and steel wires to make pins and instrument strings. But with the invention of the electric telegraph in 1847 came the requirement for long...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004130
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... for seven-strand carbon steel cable used as wire rope and as highlines. Each cable is made of six strands wrapped around a central core. When cable is used as rope or highline, the cable is coated with thick maintenance grease, threaded onto wooden spools ( Fig. 3a – c ), and wrapped in brown paper...
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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003562
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... in the rotor. These problems in turbines and generators are discussed in Ref 10 . Steel ropes are used widely as mooring ropes, haulage ropes, mining ropes, and on cable cars. Overhead power lines are in effect ropes made up of aluminum wires wound on a steel support rope; more recently, they have been...